Facing the Facts: The Truth about Sex and You

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NavPress, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 124 pages
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Your body and its sexual nature are beautiful and exciting gifts from God that He wants you to understand and appreciate. Reading Facing the Facts and talking about it with your parents will give you a better understanding of God's perfect design.

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Review: God's Design for Sex Series, Book 4: Facing the Facts: The Truth About Sex and You, Revised

User Review  - Isabell - Christianbook.com

This book has too much information in it for this age range. Our little girl is almost 11 and she didn't like reading book 3 so we couldn't even start this one. I put both books away and will pull them out again in about 6 mo. Read full review

Review: God's Design for Sex Series, Book 4: Facing the Facts: The Truth About Sex and You, Revised

User Review  - shaun - Christianbook.com

While I think this is an excellent book, it still may be a bit mature for some children on the younger end. Especially boys. Consider your child and maybe go through the series a bit slower. I do feel ... Read full review


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Stanton L. Jones is provost and professor of psychology at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. During his tenure as chair of the psychology department (1984-1996), he led the development of Wheaton's Doctor of Psychology program in clinical psychology. He received his B.S. in psychology from Texas A & M University in 1976, and his M.A. (1978) and Ph.D. (1981) degrees in clinical psychology from Arizona State University. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and served on the Council of Representatives, the central governing body of the APA, representing the Psychology of Religion division from 1999 to 2001. In 1994 he was named a Research Fellow of the Evangelical Scholars Program of the Pew Foundation. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Divinity School of the University of Cambridge and a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, for the 1995-1996 academic year. Jones authored the lead article, "Religion and Psychology," for theEncyclopedia of Psychology, jointly published in 2000 by the American Psychological Association and Oxford University Press. His article in the March 1994 American Psychologist, titled "A Constructive Relationship for Religion with the Science and Profession of Psychology: Perhaps the Best Model Yet," was a call for greater respect for and cooperation with religion by secular psychologists. Jones has also written, with his wife, Brenna, a five-book series on sex education in the Christian family called God's Design for Sex. He is also the coauthor of Modern Psychotherapies (with Richard E. Butman) and Homosexuality: The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate (with Mark A. Yarhouse) and editor of Psychology and Christianity: Four Views. He has published many other professional and popular articles and chapters.

Stanton L. Jones, PhD, is a professor of psychology at Wheaton College and also serves as the provost (academic vice president). He directed the development of the college's doctoral program in clinical psychology. In addition to the "God's Design for Sex Series," he is the coauthor of "Modern Psychotherapies: A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal," "Homosexuality: The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate," and Ex-Gays?: A Longitudinal Study of Religously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation. He has contributed many articles to professional journals and to such magazines as Christianity Today. Stan and Brenna are active in teaching about parenting and marriage in their church. They wrote the original versions of the God's Design for Sex series while their three children were young; now they enjoy their three kids as adults we well as the early stages of grandparenting.

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